All nonessential factories across Italy must shut down to attempt to halt the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced tonight in an address to the nation on Facebook.
“We decided to take a further step. The government decided to close on the whole national territory all productive activities which are not strictly necessary, crucial, indispensable to ensure essential goods and services,” Conte said.
“We slow down the productive engine of the country, but we dont stop it,” he added.
The government worked with unions and industrial federations to establish a list of public utility supply chains that wont be affected by the decision, he said.
Conte also confirmed all supermarkets, groceries, pRead More – Source